autologout block example

This module provides a site administrator the ability to log users out after a specified time of inactivity.
It is highly customisable and includes "site policies" by role to enforce logout.

Try it out on


  • Different timeouts based on role
  • Disabling of timeouts based on role
  • Permission for users to set their own timeout
  • Includes some JS mechanisms to keep uses logged in even if multiple tabs are open or if the user is working on a form for a long period of time.
  • Includes developer hooks to allow users to remain logged in depending on your own project specific requirements
  • Optional integration with Javascript Timer

Old Versions

The 7.x-5.x branch was discontinued. Only use the 7.x-4.x branch releases for Drupal 7.

Recommended modules

  • Session Limit - For limiting the maximum number of logged in sessions a user can have.
  • Password Policy - For enforcing password length, complexity and renewal.

More information

Checkout this blog post from Lullabot Module Monday: Auto Logout

Supporting organizations: 
Drupal 7 maintenance
Drupal 8 release and maintenance

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